Politics

Barack Obama, John McCain and Joe The Plumber

Joe the Plumber may be the most famous plumber since the Roto Rooter man.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/15/2008

Congress Has a New Ratings Guide….Put Out by Poker Community

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today announced the creation of the PPA Congressional Ratings Guide, ava

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2008

Sarah Palin to Appear on SNL With Tina Fey

Tina Fey has played Sarah Palin to perfection and now it's time she met her match....well sort of.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Oct/11/2008

Sarah Palin Abused Her Power: Did Not Break Any Law

Republican vice presidential running mate Sarah Palin may have abused her power as Governor of Alaska in having someone's employment terminator, but she did not break any law according to findings

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/10/2008

Report: McCain Exploded With Rage During Gambling Outing

Writing for the Daily Beast, Michael Kinsley relays a disturbing story about John McCain from Jeff Dearth, former publisher of the New Republic, when Dearth and McCain attended a magazine industry

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Barack Obama at All Time High to Win 2008 Presidential Election

The folks at BetUS.com have made Democratic nominee, Barack Obama, a -350 favorite to become the next President of the United States ahead of Tuesday night's Presidential debate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

A Sarah Palin Inspired Porn? Hustler Explains Nailin’ Paylin

You knew it was coming sooner or later. Republican running mate and Alaska Governor, Sarah Palin, has been described as everything from a M.I.L.F.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/05/2008

At least the Wooden Arrow “Bailout” Was Bi-Partisan

The final Bailout plan to save Wall Street - and perhaps the nation - included a substantial amount of fat.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/03/2008

Obama’s Value Diminishes Slightly Following VP Debate

How did the prediction markets react to Thursday night's highly anticipated Vice Presidential debate?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/02/2008

Sarah Palin Will Help Obama’s Numbers After Debate Says Prediction Market

Barack Obama's Intrade value will increase more than John McCain's following the VP debate by 64 percent.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/02/2008

Sarah Palin vs. Hillary Clinton: Woo on Politics

On August 29th 2008, Senator John McCain made an announcement that seemed to have shocked everyone. "My friends and fellow Americans, I am very pleased and very privileged to introduce to you the next vice president of the United States, Governor Sarah Palin of the great state of Alaska." After that announcement was made it seemed there was a feeding frenzy of media wanting to know everything about this unknown woman who is Alaska's Governor. How quickly we forgot who Britney Spears was!

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/02/2008

New Online Poker Bill to be Introduced by Controversial Senator

New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez intends to introduce a new bill that would regulate online poker and other "games of skill".

The Senate bill's introduction follows a 30-16 vote on Sept. 16 by the House Financial Services Committee that would require federal agencies to define unlawful Internet gambling before completing regulations to enforce a current ban on the activity.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/01/2008

Odds on Sarah Palin Withdrawing as Republican Vice Presidential Nominee

The odds of Sarah Palin withdrawing as the Republican Vice Presidential nominee were especially strong immediately following candidate John McCain picking the Alaska Governor.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/30/2008

Obama Sets New High: Odds Have Him Better Than 2/1

Just weeks ago, Democratic US Presidential candidate Barack Obama was at even odds with Republican candidate John McCain. Prior to this time Obama had peaked at just over 2/1 odds (-210).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/29/2008

Can John McCain Win in Nevada?

In terms of Nevada issues, McCain unsuccessfully tried to ban college sports betting in Nevada, an unpopular move in a state where gambling is an economic engine, writes Dave Toplikar of the Las Ve

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/29/2008

John McCain’s Gambling Problem: Team May Have Ties to Gambling Industry

As the online gambling industry fights to gain its legal stature in the United States through a challenge waged by the The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association, the New York Tim

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/28/2008

AOL Crowd Turns on Sarah Palin

When Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was first selected to be Republican US Presidential candidate John McCain's running mate, readers overwhelmingly approved.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/27/2008

Focus Group Line Drops When McCain Mentions Sarah Palin

One of the most interesting elements of the Friday night Presidential debate was the focus group lines that were colored for Republican, Democrat and Independents.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/26/2008

Martial Law in the United States? Military Starts Mission Oct 1

The commonwealth of Kentucky seizing domain names, the state of California banning home schooling, our banking sector in crisis as the US Government is about to embark on a $700 billion bailout of

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Sep/26/2008

Free Sarah Palin: Campbell Brown Calls Campaign Actions “Sexists”

"Tonight, I call on the McCain campaign to stop treating Sarah Palin like she is a delicate flower that will wilt at any moment . . .

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/25/2008

Presidential Debate Betting Odds Announced by BetUS.com

Despite news that Friday's first US Presidential debate between John McCain and Barack Obama could be cancelled, BetUS.com is set to go ahead wit

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/25/2008

Prediction Market Traders Optimistic Following Bush Bailout Speech

The DOW closing higher Thursday than the previous day had a 62 percent chance of occurring overnight with minimal betting volume taking place at intrade.com

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/25/2008

John McCain Suspends Presidential Campaign

The nation's economic crisis took center stage in the presidential race today.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/24/2008

Obama Gets Lead Back With Prediction Markets

Following two weeks of a sharp decline, Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama has nearly gotten his entire lead back in just a matter of days with the prediction markets.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/22/2008

Sarah Palin’s Own State of Alaska Votes Her a “Pathological Liar”

To be sure, most of the US does not believe that Republican Presidential running mate Sarah Palin is a "pathological liar", but oddly it is her own home state of Alaska that is one of the

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/22/2008

Obama had Bigger Advantage in Pennsylvania at Prediction Markets

In Pennsylvania, Obama's 45 percent to 42 percent advantage is within the 3.5 percent margin of error, according to the Poughkeepsie, New York, based institution. At online prediction market, Sportsbook.com, which just happens to be the largest US facing online sports book in terms of overall customer volume, Obama and the Democrats are -300 favorites to win the state.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/22/2008

Top 10 Sexiest Politicians of 2008 - Courtesy of Jenny Woo

Who are Jenny Woo’s Top 10 Sexiest Politicians of 200

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2008

John McCain’s Long Lost Brazilian Love Lost it All Playing Poker

A report filed by the Earth Times claims that the 77-year-

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/20/2008

Iranian Leader Wants to Debate Obama, McCain

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has offered to debate both Republican Presidential candidate John McCain and Democratic candidate Barack Obama when he arrives in the United States next week f

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/19/2008

Obama’s Lead Grows as Economy Falters

This week's Wall Street meltdown could have been just what the doctor ordered for an ailing Barack Obama campaign.

After losing serious ground to Republican John McCain, Obama is now listed back up to -152 odds at Bookmaker.com. Heading into this week, the two candidates were dead even while prediction markets and polls gave McCain a slight edge.

McCain took a hit along with Wall Street it seems.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/18/2008

Breaking News

Bitcoin Nearly Hits $13K

Bitcoin Nearly Hits $13K

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin continued on a roll Tuesday nearly eclipsing the $13,000 mark during the evening hours.

Can I Bet on Sportsbook.ag From California?

Can I Bet on Sportsbook.ag From California?

Sportsbook.ag no longer accepts new customers from the state of California.  Another great option is Bookmaker.eu, which has been in business since 1986 and is accessible to those living in California.

Online Super Series Cub3d Returns July 21st to August 18th

Online Super Series Cub3d Returns July 21st to August 18th

The colossal OSS Super Series Cub3d returns to Americas Cardroom for a 7th time with over $13 Million in total guarantees. The OSS Cub3d features four weeks of incredible online poker tournaments for every type of player.